Installer crashes

Bug #1358295 reported by Sachin on 2014-08-18
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubiquity (Ubuntu)
High
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Bug Description

The installer keeps crashing while trying to install ubuntu 14.04 alongside windows 7.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: ubiquity 2.18.8
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-32.57-generic 3.13.11.4
Uname: Linux 3.13.0-32-generic i686
NonfreeKernelModules: wl
ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.2
Architecture: i386
CasperVersion: 1.340
Date: Mon Aug 18 19:04:09 2014
InstallCmdLine: file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper cdrom-detect/try-usb=true noprompt floppy.allowed_drive_mask=0 ignore_uuid initrd=/casper/initrd.lz quiet splash -- maybe-ubiquity
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release i386 (20140722.2)
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=en_IN
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 LANG=en_IN
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: ubiquity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Sachin (sachinthegreen) wrote :

Exception during installation:
Aug 18 12:56:46 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: Traceback (most recent call last):
Aug 18 12:56:46 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1770, in <module>
Aug 18 12:56:46 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: install.run()
Aug 18 12:56:46 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 78, in wrapper
Aug 18 12:56:46 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: func(self)
Aug 18 12:56:46 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 237, in run
Aug 18 12:56:46 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: self.install_extras()
Aug 18 12:56:46 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1237, in install_extras
Aug 18 12:56:46 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: for line in old_sources:
Aug 18 12:56:46 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/lib/python3.4/codecs.py", line 313, in decode
Aug 18 12:56:46 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: (result, consumed) = self._buffer_decode(data, self.errors, final)
Aug 18 12:56:46 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: UnicodeDecodeError: 'utf-8' codec can't decode byte 0xa0 in position 172: invalid start byte
Aug 18 12:56:46 ubuntu /plugininstall.py:

tags: added: installer-crash
Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
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